ACBL District 21

Let's Play Duplicate Bridge

Grand National Teams

 

Grand National Teams
Jackie Ortiz, D21 Coordinator: EMAIL - jackieo@sonic.net


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Schedule 

 

Open Flight

Session Date Time Location
First and second April 2, 2011 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Santa Clara Valley Spring Sectional
Masonic Lodge
2500 Masonic Drive
San Jose, CA
Third and fourth April 3, 2011 10:30 a.m. and TBA
Semi-final April 16, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA Diablo Valley Bridge Center
2219 Morello Avenue
Pleasant Hill, CA
Final April 17, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA

Flight A

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 26, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Winter Sectional
Municipal Services Building
33 Arroyo Dr. and El Camino Real
South San Francisco, CA
Third and fourth February 27, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Semi-final April 16, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA Diablo Valley Bridge Center
2219 Morello Avenue
Pleasant Hill, CA
Final April 17, 2011 12:30 p.m. and TBA

Flight B

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 12, 2011 12:00 noon and TBA Burlingame Bridge Club
1300 Bayshore Blvd., #168
Burlingame, CA
Third and semi-final February 13, 2011 12:00 noon and TBA
Final March 5, 2011 12:00 p.m. B-E-R (Almost) Spring Sectional
Community Center
7007 Moeser Lane
El Cerrito, CA

Flight C

Session Date Time Location
First and second February 26, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Winter Sectional
Municipal Services Building
33 Arroyo Dr. and El Camino Real
South San Francisco, CA
Semi-final and final February 27, 2011 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

NANCY BOYD, DIC for all GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS
jackieo@sonic.net   707-571-1963

General Information

DISTRICT 21 GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS 2011 CONDITIONS OF CONTEST

In accordance with ACBL regulations, each participant in the GNT must be an ACBL member in good standing and must follow ACBL residency requirements.

The GNT is divided into four flights as defined below. Players will be allowed to participate in as many flights as they desire, provided that they are eligible to play based upon their master-point holdings as of the September 2010 cycle,

  1. FLIGHTS
    Open unlimited
    Flight A 0-5000 mpts.
    Flight B 0-2000 mpts.
    Flight C Non Life Master with fewer than 500 mpts.
  2. ENTRY FEES
    Entry Fees will be $40.00 per team per session.
    D21 shall give each flight $2,000.00 to represent D21 at the summer Nationals in Toronto, Ontario to be held July 21, 2011 thru July 31st, 2011.

  3. PRE-REGISTRATION
    All teams must pre-register with the D21 GNT Coordinator (jackieo@sonic.net) no later than January 31, 2011 for Flight A Flight B and Flight C. Flight Open must pre-register no later than March 15, 2011. Late registration will be accepted only at the discretion of the D21 GNT coordinator.

  4. CAPTAINCY
    Each team must designate the team captain from amongst its own playing members on its registration entry, and said captain will be responsible for all represention of the team.

  5. TEAM COMPOSITION AND PLAY REQUIREMENTS
    Teams may consist of four, five or six players. Players may be added at any time before actual competion begins. Each player must play at 50% of the boards or one full session during the first stage and at least 50% of the final and semi-final knockout match thereafter. Exception to this rule may be made by request to the D21 GNT coordinator but will be entertained only with good cause. No exceptions will be made for the final match.

  6. ITEMS NOT COVERED
    Any items not covered by these Conditions of Contest will be resolved by the D21 GNT coordinator in consultation with the Tournament Director.

  7. CONVENTIONS
    All conventions in the General Chart are permitted in all flights. Only General Chart conventions will be allowed in Flight B and Flight C. Mid Chart will be allowed in the other flights provided that 2 identical legible written viable defenses with auction extensions and continuations are provided for the opponents.

  8. SUBSTITUTIONS, REPLACEMENT AND AUGMENTATIONS
    A permanent replacement for a player who, for cause, cannot continue in the event is permitted only with the permission the of the D21 GNT coordinator. Prior to the completion of the District final, the replacement need not have played in the event but must: Be a member of the ACBL and maintain their membership in D21 and not appreciable strenghten the team.

    A replaced player permanently leaves the event with all masterpoints already earned and the replacement continues in the event earning masterpoints thereafter. Play percentage requirements apply to the replacement only for the portion of the event yet to be played. A fifth and/or sixth player may be added to a team after completion of the District 21 final Any such player must have played on another team in the same flight of the current year's GNT or have previously represented D21 in the same flight of the GNT at a prior summer Nationals.

  9. KNOCKOUT MATCH DURATION
    Each KO match in the Open Flight and Flight A will consist of 64 boards divided into two 32-board halves. Flights B and Flight C will play 28-board matches.

  10. SEEDING
    Final seeding for all flights will be chosen by the Director In Charge and the D21 GNT coordinator.


  11. 2011 District Results

    Open Flight


    Open GNT Knockouts
    14 Tables / Based on 21 Tables

    MPsRankNames
    36.00
    1
    Kit Woolsey - Sally Woolsey, Kensington CA; Chip Martel - Jan Martel, Davis CA; Rose Meltzer, Los Gatos CA; Kyle Larsen, San Francisco CA
    27.00
    2
    Cheryl Mandala - Yul Inn, Cupertino CA; William Harker, San Ramon CA; William Watson, Sunnyvale CA
    18.00
    3/4
    Peter Friedland, Cupertino CA; Edward Barlow - Richard Spitalnick, Sunnyvale CA; Tom Trachuk, Walnut Creek CA
    18.00
    3/4
    Len Vishnevsky - Jo Ginsberg, San Francisco CA; John Hodges, Santa Clara CA; Bob Etter, Sacramento CA

    Flight A


    2011 D21 GNT A Finals
    14 Tables

    MPsRankNames
    30.00
    1
    Len Vishnevsky, San Francisco CA; Dmitri Shabes, San Ramon CA; Rajeev Gupta, San Mateo CA; Tanakorn Lavanakul, Dublin CA
    22.50
    2
    Lynn Shannon, Los Gatos CA; Grant Robinson, Orinda CA; Teresa Boyd, Lafayette CA; Lynn Yokel, Campbell CA
    15.00
    3/4
    Crispin Barrere, Berkeley CA; Manfred Michlmayr, Orinda CA; Jack Beers, Oakland CA; Jack Scott, El Cerrito CA
    15.00
    3/4
    Geoff Hopcraft, Piedmont CA; Jannes van 't Oever, Berkeley CA; William Campbell, Pacific Grove CA; Andrew Hoskins, Burlingame CA

    Flight B


    D21 Grand Nat'l Teams - B
    22 Tables

    MPsRankNames
    26.00
    1
    Eugene Hung, Palo Alto CA; Steve Chen - Sarah Chen, Fremont CA; Andrew Hoskins, Burlingame CA
    19.50
    2
    Michael Bodell, Santa Clara CA; Alan Malloy - Foster Geng, San Francisco CA; Gregory Vance, San Leandro CA
    13.00
    3/4
    Bin Liang, Fremont CA; Olivier Chapelle - Nongyu Li, Sunnyvale CA; Jiang Chen, Cupertino CA
    13.00
    3/4
    David Neuman, San Francisco CA; Geoff Hopcraft, Piedmont CA; Kathy Venton, Petaluma CA; Terry Darwin, Millbrae CA
    5.85
    5/8
    Dan Scarola, Oakland CA; Keith Gunn, Orinda CA; Daniel Rubinfeld, Berkeley CA; Teresa Boyd, Lafayette CA
    5.85
    5/8
    Jennifer Gu - Belinda Gu, Sunnyvale CA; Adam Portley, San Francisco CA; Jonathan Pines, Berkeley CA
    5.85
    5/8
    Carol Maggipinto, Aptos CA; Kenneth Llacera - Richard Wasserstrom - Neil Joseph Smyth, Santa Cruz CA
    5.85
    5/8
    Elenalani Lam, Sunnyvale CA; Paul Lee, San Jose CA; David Wheeler, Palo Alto CA; Kurt Siedenburg, Belmont CA

    Flight C


    D21 GNT Flight C Finals
    9 Tables

    MPsRankNames
    15.00
    1
    Stephanie Kung, Berkeley CA; Han-Yu Chang - Chris Chung, Palo Alto CA; Daniel Harting, Mountain View CA
    11.25
    2
    Francine Dais - Elizabeth Sachs, Sacramento CA; Luke Shenoy, Rio Linda CA; Kimber Stanhope, Davis CA
    7.50
    3/4
    Polly Siegel, Los Altos CA; Evan Price, Walnut Creek CA; Stephanie Singer, Fremont CA; Andrew Van Wye, Orinda CA; Nathan Wilmes, Oakland CA; Randy Ryals, Menlo Park CA
    7.50
    3/4
    Amar Chunder - Ken Imboden - Rajeeva Sharma, San Jose CA; Corinne Carter, Saratoga CA